Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE.

Here are the latest selections:


Blood in Their Eyes:
The Elaine Massacre of 1919 (2nd Edition)

by Grif Stockley et al.
(University of Arkansas Press)

Contraband Guides:
Race, Transatlantic Culture, and the Arts in the Civil War Era

by Paul H.D. Kaplan
(Pennsylvania State University Press)

Like Wildfire:
The Rhetoric of the Civil Rights Sit-Ins

edited by Sean Patrick O’Rourke and Lesli K. Pace
(University of South Carolina Press)

Radical Ambivalence:
Race in Flannery O’Connor

by Angela Alaimo O’Donnell
(Fordham University Press)

Say I’m Dead:
A Family Memoir of Race, Secrets, and Love

by E. Delores Johnson
(Lawrence Hill Books)

The Healing Properties of the Blues
by Sandra Foster
(Xlibris)

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